"Your library board chairperson, Vicki McCord, and I were laughing about some of the "great books" that we really, in truth, hadn't particularly enjoyed.
"In college as a literature major, I tried valiantly to read as many classics from the assigned reading lists as I could. I loved Charles Dickens but that Herman Melville seminar was grueling! Pages and pages about rendering whale blubber."
Ron Unz on Race, IQ and Wealth
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